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Sampler: T.13-1938

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Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen thread. There is a selvedge at the bottom whilst the other edges are turned under and stitched. Two horizontal bands of cutwork with needle lace filling stitches are divided by rows of double hemstitch. The sampler is unfinished.

Notes

History note: Purchased by the donor in 1893

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 10 in
Width: 6.3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Longman, H. A., Mrs

Dating

17th Century#
After 1601 - Before 1700

Materials used in production

ground and thread Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen thread. There is a selvedge at the bottom whilst the other edges are turned under and stitched.
Embroidering
Cutwork

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.13-1938
Primary reference Number: 110744
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 July 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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